Laura Barcella

Laura Barcella

Culture. News. Women. Cats.

I'm an author, freelance writer, & ghostwriter with 15+ years experience.

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Five Crucial Truths About Love Addiction. Seriously. | The Fix

Five Crucial Truths About Love Addiction. Seriously...

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The Perils of Sober Dating | The Fix

When she first got sober, Laura Barcella thought her romantic problems were over. Then she realized they'd just begun....

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Secret “Sober” Pot Smokers | The Fix

Can you be sober in AA and still smoke pot? Some members believe it's possible, but are they getting away with it?...

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Are You Powerless Over Social Networking? | The Fix

Titter all you want over Twitter addiction. The fact is, not being able to put the keyboard down is a growing concern—especially for sober addicts in search of a high. ...

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Can Adoption Create Addicts? | The Fix

Adoptees in recovery tell The Fix that early experiences of abandonment or feeling "different" can have a major impact on developing addictions. Many experts agree....

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Court-Forced into 12-Step | The Fix

The long-term practice of courts sentencing offenders to attend AA and NA meetings is increasing, and the effects on both the fellowships and the sentenced has wide-ranging consequences. The Fix investigates....

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The Buddy System | The Fix

Just because you’re sober and in a program doesn’t mean that all your interactions will be easy. Welcome to the sober friendship....

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I Want Candy | The Fix

Experts say that sugar affects brain chemistry and contributes to cancer, alcoholism and depression. It was also my first addiction—and it's still hanging on tight....

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No Drugs, No Drink, No Problem—Straight Edge Then and Now | The Fix

The 80's hardcore scene devoted to clean living is alive and well. And loud....

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Ayahuasca: Miracle Healer or Something Else? | The Fix

Is it all crazy visions and mind-numbing hallucinations, or is there more to this tea that goes by many names?...

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I Want Candy | The Fix

Experts say that sugar affects brain chemistry and contributes to cancer, alcoholism and depression. It was also my first addiction—and it's still hanging on tight....

Dating and drinking article
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The Perils of Sober Dating | The Fix

When she first got sober, Laura Barcella thought her romantic problems were over. Then she realized they'd just begun....

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Are You Powerless Over Social Networking? | The Fix

Titter all you want over Twitter addiction. The fact is, not being able to put the keyboard down is a growing concern—especially for sober addicts in search of a high. ...

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No Drugs, No Drink, No Problem—Straight Edge Then and Now | The Fix

The 80's hardcore scene devoted to clean living is alive and well. And loud....

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Five Crucial Truths About Love Addiction. Seriously. | The Fix

Love addiction sounds like the quieter, less raunchy cousin of sex addiction. For many of us it is emotionally and psychologically damaging beyond measure....